Team Members

Team Members

Meet Our Team

We are a collaborative group with members at Iowa State University, Oklahoma State University, and Virginia Tech.

TEAM

Principal Investigators

 

Jennifer Margrett

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Iowa State University

  • B.A., Psychology, University of Minnesota
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Dayton
  • Ph.D., Life-span Developmental Psychology, Wayne State University
  • Graduate Certificate, Gerontology, Wayne State University
  • National Institutes of Mental Health Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University

Celinda Reese-Melancon

Associate Professor of Psychology

Oklahoma State University

  • B.S., Psychology, Abilene Christian University
  • M.A., Psychology, University of Richmond
  • Ph.D., Cognitive Developmental Psychology, Louisiana State University

Collaborators

Jennifer Byrd-Craven

Professor of Psychology

Oklahoma State University

  • B.A., Psychology, University of New Mexico
  • M.S., Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Texas-Tyler
  • Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia

Tera Jordan

Assistant Provost for Faculty Development

Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Iowa State University

  • B.S., Applied Health Science, Indiana University
  • M.S., Human Development and Family Studies and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D., Human Development and Family Studies and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University

Tina Jyoti Savla

Professor of Human Development and Family Science

Virginia Tech

  • B.Sc., Human Development, University of Bombay
  • M.S., Human Development, University of Bombay
  • Ph.D., Child and Family Development, University of Georgia

Peter Rendell

Professor Emeritus

Australian Catholic University

Daniel Russell

Professor Emeritus

Iowa State University

Research Associate

Lisa Thrane

Research Scientist II

Iowa State University

  • B.A., Criminal Justice, Simpson College
  • M.S., Sociology, Iowa State University
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Iowa State University

Graduate Students

Rachael Turner

Graduate Assistant

Oklahoma State University 

  • B.A., Psychology, Washburn University
  • M.S., Psychology, Oklahoma State University
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Riley Wyatt

Graduate Assistant

Oklahoma State University

  • B.A., Psychology, University of Central Oklahoma
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Anisha Sharma

Graduate Assistant

Oklahoma State University 

  • B.S., Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

Undergraduate Students

Student Alumni

Erin Harrington

Assistant Professor in Cognition/Cognitive Development
 
University of Wyoming
  • B.S., Psychology, Valparaiso University
  • M.S., Psychology, Oklahoma State University
  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Oklahoma State University
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Lauren Stratton

 Senior Associate Director, Psychological Research and Program Evaluation
 
 Alzheimer’s Association
  • B.A., Gerontology, University of Northern Iowa
  • M.S., Gerontology, Iowa State University
  • Ph.D., Gerontology, Iowa State University
Micaela Andreo

Micaela andreo

 Ph.D. Student in Psychological Sciences
 
 
 University of Texas at Dallas
  • B.A., Psychology, Oklahoma State University